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Stories that are tagged 'tax credits'

Canada Tables Budget Implementation Bill

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, April 14, 2017

Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau has introduced legislation into the House of Commons to implement changes to individual tax credits announced in last month's Budget. Read Full Story


UK Must Not Repeat 'Catastrophic' Tax Credit Contract

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Public Accounts Committee has called on HM Revenue and Customs to learn lessons from its failed contract with private sector firm Concentrix. Read Full Story


Fraser Institute Paper Calls For Canadian Income Tax Reform

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, April 7, 2017

A new paper published by the Fraser Institute has argued that the Canadian Government should introduce broad-based reductions to marginal income tax rates. Read Full Story


Australia To Apply GST Reverse Charge On Precious Metals

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, March 31, 2017

Business-to-business supplies of gold, silver, or platinum will be subject to reverse charge goods and services tax, the Australian Government has announced. Read Full Story


Irish Income Tax Regime Relatively Progressive, Report Says

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Economic and Social Research Institute has published a new report that tracks the sensitivity of Irish income tax and Universal Social Charge revenues to changes in income. Read Full Story


Obamacare Repeal Would Benefit High-Income Taxpayers: Think Tank

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, March 13, 2017

The repeal or delay to tax increases in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will "overwhelmingly benefit high-income households," according to the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Centre (TPC). Read Full Story


House Tax Committee Votes To Repeal Obamacare

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, March 10, 2017

Further progress towards the repeal of Obamacare and its replacement with a Republican alternative was taken on the evening of March 9, with the House of Representatives House Ways and Means Committee approving the proposed new legislation. Read Full Story


More Tax Hikes For UK Taxpayers In 2017 Budget

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The UK Budget, released on March 9, 2017, featured tax measures to, among other things, hike taxes on self-employed workers, further close avenues for legal avoidance, and defer mandatory digital tax reporting until April 2019. Read Full Story


Canada Launches New Online Tax, Benefits Portal

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Canada has merged two portals that are used by taxpayers to update and manage their tax affairs and benefits online. Read Full Story


Ghana's 2017 Budget Looks For Improved Tax Compliance

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Monday, March 6, 2017

As promised in the recent elections, and despite the country's significantly increased fiscal deficit in 2016, Ghana's new Government has decided to balance its election promise of beginning a program of tax cuts to boost private sector growth, with an attack on tax non-compliance. Read Full Story




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